Are you spending your weekends pushing a 2-stroke around your yard like a mug? Wasting thousands of litres of water […]
We are excited to announce a fantastic new turf product to the market. Zythum Turf is a revolutionary new turf species from the Iocus'unum Aprilis family. Designed and grafted locally in South-East Queensland, Zythum Turf has been specifically grown to suit Queensland conditions and has a number a unique features which will be sure to make it the first choice for Queensland backyards.
Of course lawns, just like all the other greenery in your garden need water I hear you say. But the question is are you doing it right? Do your sprinklers work? Do you use a hose or a movable sprinkler? Have you got irrigation installed? Depending on how you water will really dictate how long you should water for and how regularly. Did you know that you can over water your lawn? Too much water can leave the leaves and stems of the grass weak and soft which mean they can get easily damaged simply by walking or playing on an area. Too much water can even drown the roots cutting off the vital oxygen need for survival.
Over the recent years a lot of synthetic grasses have come onto the market and gone are the days of the cheap astro turf! Some of the new 'species' are so realistic looking that it's hard to pick the difference until you get up close or walk across it in bare feet, especially if you're a bit short-sighted or perhaps a few too many drinks!
When it comes to your home lawn, many of us are really only interested in one thing... Is it green!? The long and the short of it is, all "turf" is green when applied and cared for correctly. Now obviously there will be situations where some turf species survive better than others and the turf specie you choose may need to cope with anomalies such as high wear, extreme temperatures, frosts or drought to name a few.
Brisbane has many soil types ranging from poor nutrient carrying Sand, deep red loamy soil, dark alluvial soil and clay. The most widespread is shallow, gravelly red and yellow loam over a deeper layer of heavy clay. In many parts of Brisbane, soils are often low in nutrients, compacted and poorly drained due to large-scale urban development which has changed the landscape dramatically.
Some great news for garden lovers this week with the demise of the Queensland Water Commission bringing to an end the water restrictions that have been imposed on SEQ residents at various levels for the last 10-15 years. Well what does this mean for you and me? Well essentially, we can sprinkle our lawns and gardens unashamedly! Not for free of course... So, what would it cost you? Currently in SEQ, water charges are made up of a few different components including both fixed charges and your personal water consumption charges.